The Weekly Wrap is an update each Friday morning from the Office of Strategic Communications. It provides highlights of news you may have missed during the week and showcases UO stories about amazing students, faculty, staff and alumni.
The New York Times: In an effort to create a better condom, the Bill Gates Foundation has chosen 11 applicants and awarded them $100,000 each to develop their ideas, including UO’s Richard Chartoff.
Inside Higher Ed: In today’s Academic Minute, UO researcher Helen Neville describes a method that utilizes early childhood education to overcome socioeconomic disadvantages in educational outcomes.
UO in the News
The Register-Guard: UO students get front row seats at an authentic medieval European martial arts demonstration for Michael Furtado’s upper-division Medieval Warfare class.
UO on the Web
UO News: UO’s School of Journalism publications, Flux and Ethos Magazine, both won the prestigious Pacemaker award for 2013.
AroundtheO: Professional architects from Xian Dai Architectural Design Group in China are visiting the University of Oregon’s School of Architecture and Allied Arts for 10 weeks of intensive study in sustainable architecture.
UO News: A $95 million dollar renovation and expansion of the EMU will begin in December. Completion is scheduled for June 2016.
KMTR: Snowflakes crafted by preschoolers at the Vivian Olum Child Development Center will be auctioned to support law students who want to spend their summers working in public service.
AroundtheO: The paradox of biodiversity will be the subject of a series of workshops beginning today (Nov. 21) at the University of Oregon and continuing through next spring.
GoDucks.com: An inside look at what happens in the Oregon Ducks coaches’ box during a football game.
GoDucks.com: The University of Oregon’s women’s soccer team had seven student-athletes earn honorable mention Pac-12 All-Academic honors.